DIY Matching Owl Halloween Costume (Mom & Daughter Matching Costumes)

These DIY Owl Halloween Costume were pretty easy to make and completely cost-effective. The entire Owl Halloween Costume is made from felt, so no hemming necessary! Just a few decorative details and lots of love!

It’s not a secret to anyone that I LOVE owls so when I saw these super cute Family Owl Halloween Costume on the Pottery Barn Kids I just knew I had to figure out how to make them since I didn’t have the budget to buy them. I just wanted one for mommy and one for Emma to wear them on Halloween and go around with matching costumes. I think matching outfits are so cute.


How to Make Mom and Daughter Matching Owl Halloween Costume

I really need to be honest here. I’m not a professional sewer and I have no clue how to create patterns {and my English is not perfect either} so, what I’m sharing here is how I managed to create these super cute and fun Owl Halloween Costumes. With a little extra imagination and creativity {perhaps a little more sewing knowledge from you} I think this can be easy enough to make it. These Owl costumes are basically two wings and a hood. So it’s not that difficult once you know how to do it.

Mom and Daughter Owl Halloween Costume Pattern

These are the graphics of the patterns I created for the wings and face and you can download HERE. The hood pattern belongs to the Sewing Novice and you can download it HERE.

I created first Emma’s Owl Halloween Costume and then I applied the same process to mine but of course, bigger and with some differences.

Owl Halloween Costume details

I used many small details on the costumes such as ruffled organza ribbon around the eyes, some patterned fabric for the beak.

At first, I didn’t know if it would work but I love how it turned out. I also add a lining fabric because I thought it would be more comfortable with the touch on the face that way.

I also wanted to hide the neck seam so I used pink satin ribbon and that same strip of ribbon is what ties the costume around the neck. I also used the ribbon to decorate the edge of the wings of my costume.

I realized when Emma was wearing the owl costume, that in some spots the feather seams are visible Ugh!. But then with the movement and stuff, you can barely see it LOL.

It is not perfect because I’m not a professional but I really LOOOOVE how they turned out. Actually, I’m making a costume for my Brother too next weekend LOL. He wants to be Dracula!.

Ooook then. Let’s start.

Owl Halloween Costume Tutorial

I created the patterns as I was requiring pieces. I’m sharing a bit of how I did and the sizes will vary depending on the age and size of the kids/people.

In some points, I got so focused on what I was doing that I forgot to take pics so I tried to make graphics to explain.

Supplies needed:

  • 3.5 Yards {3 mt} of light gray felt
  • 0.5 Yards {1/2 mt} of Pink felt
  • 0.5 Yards {1/2 mt} of dark gray felt
  • A Pieces of black and white felt {for the eyes}
  • A Piece of yellow/orange felt or any fabric {for the nose}.
  • 1 yard of white lining fabric.
  • 7 yards of pink satin ribbon {1 inch wide}
  • 2 yards of pink Organza ribbon {1/2 inch wide}
  • Stuffing {for the tufts if desired}

Owl Halloween Costume Step by Step

The first thing I did was of course creating the patterns in paper and cut them out.

Then I placed them on the felt and fabrics and I cut the fabric approximately 0.4 Inches away from the line marks. I used some special markers that disappear with time and/or wash to draw the lines.

I cut every piece first, including a bunch of “feathers” in pink, light gray and dark gray.